Biography

James La Motta is an actor, director, writer, host and dubber. Born in 1979 in Naples, he lives in Rome since many years.

Artistically he trained with the theatrical musical in London with the Bsmt of Bologna and acting studies with Bianca Toccafondi at Clesis Arte Roma with the qualification of "art master". President of the cultural association Source of Emotions.

Winner, first prize poetry review "A postcard for Pino Daniele", and recognition in the day of "Legality against Mafia" awarded by Maria Falcone with the title "A short film for life". Actor and director in several theater texts in French and in Neapolitan with an Italian tour. Last project in the theater is "Myself", where La Motta is director, playwright and actor.

He starts from the theater and then goes to the cinema. In 2017 he realized his first short movie "Abused Child" screened at the Dryton Arms theater in London and immediately after at the Venice and Rome Film Festival, out of competition. The same short movie saw several participation in international conferences and festivals against gender violence.

La Motta has been recognized as international director and exponent for social issues for his active involvement both in theater and in cinema, joining and supporting the united victims of Italy against violence.